STUCO plans ‘Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming’

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

May 15, 2019


Filed under Features

The past four years, Student Council (STUCO) has held “Cookies, Cocoa, and cramming” in the fall for students to study for finals in a relaxed atmosphere. Around 200 people attend this event each year. For the first time,  STUCO is introducing Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming on May 20 t...

Bui shares magic talents with OHS

Bui shares magic talents with OHS

Joey Miller, reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether it’s in the classroom, hallway or cafeteria, Jacob Bui (12) always knows how to bring excitement to a crowd. Everywhere he goes Bui carries a deck of cards with him, always prepared to shock and amaze students. Bui is wrapping up his time at OHS, he will be graduating at the end of this ...

Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ally McClung (12) is in the STL CAPS program, more specifically in the Medical and Healthcare strand. It allows high school seniors to find a profession. In the Medical and Healthcare program, McClung was challenged to choose a cause that she was passionate about. She had to finish three component...

OHS has a new building principal

OHS has a new building principal

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

OHS students and staff will see a new face around the building starting in August.     On April 12, the school district announced Ms. Tamara Sunkett has been selected as OHS building principal for the 2019-2020 school year. She will replace Mrs. Jan Kellerman who is retiring after...

Ella Strickland returns for second year of baseball

Ella Strickland returns for second year of baseball

JoJo LaBrier, reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

For many, baseball is considered an all male sport. But not for a certain sophomore at OHS. This is the first time that the OHS baseball program has had a female returning player. Ella Strickland (10) grew up playing softball and baseball, and decided to try out for her high school team. Strickl...

Nurse Pam receives reward for outstanding service

Nurse Pam receives reward for outstanding service

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

OHS nurse, Mrs. Pam Frederich, was recently named the recipient of the Missouri Association of School Nurses (MASN) Outstanding Service of a School Nurse Award, which is only given out to one nurse in the state each year. She was honored on April 6 at the MASN Spring Conference. Frederich, who p...

Two OHS students make top 100 students in Missouri

Two OHS students make top 100 students in Missouri

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Two OHS seniors have been named to the top Missouri Scholars list. Morgan Murphy and Meredith Bayer were among the 100 Missouri students to receive the honor this year. Considerable work goes into being a top Missouri Scholar. Students have to have a high GPA, take advanced classes in many subjec...

FCCLA students give back

FCCLA students give back

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS recently implemented a significant change to those in need in their own community.     When Madelynn Turner (11) and Morgan Orr (11) learned how many students in the Mehlville School District we...

Mr. OHS 2019 is here!

Mr. OHS 2019 is here!

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Mr. OHS “beauty pageant” is coming up for seniors boys at OHS to strut their stuff. This year’s theme is Hawaiian and the competition will take place April 12 at 7 p.m. in gym A. This year, the contestants are Brandon Eckstein (Tennis), Sam Gandhi (STUCO), Jordan Patterson (Art club), Gr...

Petric performs at Travis Scott concert

Petric performs at Travis Scott concert

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

A once in a lifetime opportunity occured for OHS student Sean Petric (10) when he performed a juggling act at the Travis Scott concert on Feb. 18 at the Enterprise Center. Petric said that Travis Scott wanted a juggler in St. Louis. They found him online through his agency, Circus Harmony. “T...

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Kayleigh Tritschler, reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Academics, Features, Top Stories

Out of 50,000 applicants to Purdue University only a handful get a chance to receive the Steven C. Beering Scholarship. After writing eight essays and giving an interview, Caitlin Blanchard was awarded this scholarship. “The odds were less than 1 percent,” said Blanchard. “It was a lot of e...

OHS senior receives Rosemary Zander Award

OHS senior receives Rosemary Zander Award

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

OHS senior Najda Bosnic has been named the winner of the Special School District’s Rosemary Zander Award for outstanding academic achievement and community service. She is set to receive the award on April 4 at the Commitment to Kids Banquet in Maryland Heights. The award, named in honor of a late SSD teac...

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